Ringo Starr


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Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie. He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. His father, Richard Starkey... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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(1964)
Lisztomania The Pope
(1975)
(1995-1996)

Filmography

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 2016 The Peter Austin Noto Show (TV Series)
Self photo dream
- The Peter Austin Noto Show (2016) ... Self photo dream
- Episode #5.2 (2016) ... Self photo dream
 2015 The Beatles: 1 (Video)
Ringo Starr / Self - The Beatles (uncredited)
 2014 The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed (TV Short)
Fibonacci Sequins (voice)
 2012 Saint Street
Homeless 2
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: The Best of James (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Best of Thomas & Friends Clips (US) (TV Series)
Narrator
- TBT: Disruptive Delivery (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Edward's Exciting Endeavor (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: James' Grumpy Day (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Thomas in Trouble (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Hiding Henry (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Greatest Stories (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Best of Thomas (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (Video short)
Thomas the Tank Engine (voice)
 2005 Tears in Heaven (Video short)
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 1998 Sabrina the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mummy
- Good Will Haunting (1998) ... Mummy (uncredited)
 1997 Paul McCartney: Beautiful Night (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1995 The Beatles: Real Love (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Ringo Starr
- Brush with Greatness (1991) ... Ringo Starr (voice)
 1990 Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1990 Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1989 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
- Is This the End? (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Things That Go Ga-Hooga in the Night (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Mapping It Out (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Too Many Cooks (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Word's Out (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
 1989 Spirit of the Forest: Spirit of the Forest (Video short)
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 1989 Tom Petty: I Won't Back Down (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1988 George Harrison: When We Was Fab (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1986 To the North of Katmandu
Elephant Polo Player, Cartier Team
 1984-1986 Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (TV Series)
Narrator / Narrator (UK & US) / Narrator (UK)
- Woolly Bear (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Ghost Train (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Edward's Exploit (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Diseasel (1986) ... Narrator (UK & US) (voice)
 1986 Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust (Video short)
Man on Street (uncredited)
 1985 Willie and the Poor Boys (Video short)
The Janitor
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Mock Turtle
 1985 Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1983 Paul McCartney: So Bad (Video short)
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 1983 Princess Daisy (TV Mini-Series)
Robin Valerian
 1982 The Cooler (Short)
Prisoner / Cowboy
 1981 Caveman
Atouk
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Ringo Starr / Ognir Rrats
 1977 Sextette
Laslo Karolny
 1975 Lisztomania
The Pope
 1974 Harry and Ringo's Night Out Promo Reel (Short)
Ringo / Cherub (voice)
 1973 Son of Dracula
Merlin
 1973 That'll Be the Day
Mike
 1971 Blindman
Candy
 1971 200 Motels
Larry The Dwarf / Frank Zappa
 1971 The Point
Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice)
 1970 The Beatles: The Long and Winding Road (Video short)
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 1970 The Beatles: Let It Be (Video short)
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 1970 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #3.23 (1970) ... Guest Performer
 1969 The Magic Christian
Youngman Grand
 1969 The Beatles: Something (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1969 The Beatles: The Ballad of John and Yoko (Video short)
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 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Video short)
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 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Video short)
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 1968 The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (Video short)
Ringo Starr (voice)
 1968 Candy
Emmanuel
 1968 The Beatles: Revolution (Video short)
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 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Video short)
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 1968 Yellow Submarine
Ringo (uncredited)
 1968 The Beatles: Lady Madonna - Version 1 (Video short)
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 1968 The Beatles: Lady Madonna - Version 2 (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever (Video short)
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 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Richard B. Starkey / Talkative Magician (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Blue Jay Way (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: I Am the Walrus (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye - Version 2 (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye - Version 3 (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: All You Need Is Love (Video short)
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 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Rain - The Ed Sullivan Show Version (Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer - Version 2 (Video short)
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 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain - B&W Version (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Day Tripper - Version 2 (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Day Tripper - Version 3 (Video short)
Ringo Starr
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work it Out (Video short)
Ringo Starr (uncredited)
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work It Out - Version 2 (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work It Out - Version 3 (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Day Tripper - Version 1 (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 2 (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Ticket to Ride (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night (Video short)
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 1965 The Beatles: Yesterday (Video short)
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 1965 Help!
Ringo (uncredited)
 1964 A Hard Day's Night
Ringo
 1964 The Beatles: Can't Buy Me Love (Video short)
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 1964 The Beatles: Please Please Me (Video short)
Ringo Starr
 1964 The Beatles: Twist and Shout - The Ed Sullivan Show (Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: I Want to Hold Your Hand (Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You - Live at Manchester (Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: From Me to You (Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You (Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Video short)
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 1963 The Beatles: Twist and Shout (Video short)
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 1962 The Cavern Club (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Help!" (w/The Beatles) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 14 Portrayals | 9 Interviews | 21 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 164 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

The Beatles | Richard Starkey M.B.E. | Richard Starkey MBE | Ringo | Richie Snare | Mr Richard Starkey | Richard Starkey

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'd like to end up sort of unforgettable. See more »

Trivia:

The first song he sang with The Beatles, as far as actual album cuts go, was a cover of The Shirelles' classic "Boys". See more »

Trademark:

His complicated, individualistic drum fills, such as phrasing just slightly after the beat See more »

Nickname:

Ritchie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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